Scholarships Ending in January, February, and March 2018

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Scholarships Ending in January 2018

CollegeWeekLive Scholarship
Sponsor: CollegeWeekLive, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: 11:59 Eastern Time on the last day of the month
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will enroll no later than the fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Open to both U.S. and non-U.S. students. Applicant must register online at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com, login, and visit five colleges (go to their page) to be entered for the scholarship.

$1,000 Plan for College Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Sallie Mae Bank
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: Last day of the month
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must register for one of the company’s free plan for college tools.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the last day of the month.
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States, as well as international students with valid visas. Applicant must currently attend, or within the next 12 months plan to enroll in, a college or university. Applicant must login or register for an account with Niche.

$5,000 Social Network Scholarship
Sponsor: GotChosen
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: 11:59 Pacific Time on the last day of the month
Description: Scholarship is open to students 18 years of age or older who have been accepted to a post-secondary program or college. Open to U.S. and international students. Applicant must choose any channel on the GotChosen Social Media platform and create a post. The post with the most votes wins the scholarship.

AACN Scholarship
Sponsor: Hurst Review Services
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to pre-licensure Nursing students enrolled at member AACN schools.

Ascent Scholarship Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Ascent Student Loans
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Sweepstakes open to students who are enrolled in a degree program and are legal residents of the fifty United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must fill out a short form, including answering a few questions about loans.

BB&T Cyber Innovation Scholarship
Sponsor: BB&T
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled full-time as an undergraduate sophomore, junior, or senior, or first-year graduate student at an accredited college or university in the Raleigh, North Carolina. Applicant must have a declared major in computer science, math, analytics, data analytics, or related area of study and applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Carbon Fiber Gear Scholarship
Sponsor: Carbon Fiber Gear
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and students with valid student visas who are currently enrolled or accepted as a full-time undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited U.S. university, college, or school. Applicant must submit an essay on their future career goals and how they will contribute to their fast-growing industry of Carbon Fiber.

Dell Scholars Program
Sponsor: Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
Amount: $20,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have participated in an approved college readiness program (such as AVID, GEAR UP, Upward Bound – see full list on website) in grades 11 and 12.

GKVF Scholarships
Sponsor: The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors and current college students in West Virginia. There are over 100 scholarships available – see website for details.

Injury Scholarship
Sponsor: The May Firm
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled at a Community College or University. Applicant must submit an essay on what they think would really make drivers stop texting while driving.

Internet Marketing Scholarship
Sponsor: Best Reviews Hunt
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school, undergraduate and postgraduate students with the passion of “internet marketing.” Students who are currently studying in the areas of Marketing, Business, Information Technology Computer Science, Programming or Communications may be extremely interested in the scholarship. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to Internet Marketing.

National Sojourners Essay Contest
Sponsor: National Sojourners Inc.
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in 9th through 12th grade. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to historical documents.

Primestyle.Com Scholarship
Sponsor: PrimeStyle
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States and students who hold valid student visas who are currently enrolled in or accepted to any full-time undergraduate or graduate program in the United States. Applicant must submit an essay on their career goals.

Providian Medical Scholarship
Sponsor: Providian Medical Equipment
Amount: $500
Closing Date: January 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students 16 years of age and older who are graduating high school seniors and current college students in the United States with at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course and curriculum.

Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Sponsor: Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program
Amount: Up to $7,500
Closing Date: January 26, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to college sophomores and juniors who intend to pursue research careers in the natural sciences, mathematics or engineering.

TLC Scholarship
Sponsor: Tourism Leadership Council
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: January 26, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in a college or technical school during the 2017-2018 school year who are interested in pursuing a career in the culinary, tourism, or hospitality industry.

Business Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship
Sponsor: The Mortgage Reports
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 29, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled college students pursuing an educational program related to business or finance. Applicant must submit an essay on what they want to accomplish during their career.

Childhood Cancer Survivor Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Northwestern Mutual
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to cancer survivors, age 25 and under, who are high school seniors or graduates, or current postsecondary undergraduates. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

Technology Addiction Awareness Scholarship
Sponsor: Digital Responsibility
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students. Applicant must submit a short statement about technology addiction.

Ag Day Essay Contest
Sponsor: Agriculture Council of America
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 9 through 12 in the 2017-2018 school year. Applicant must submit an essay or video essay on a given topic related to agriculture.

Ammunition Depot Scholarship
Sponsor: Ammunition Depot
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to currently enrolled or accepted students who are legal residents of the United States or hold a valid student visa. Applicant must be studying or planning to study criminal justice, political science, or a law enforcement related program. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to bullying.

Beauty School Scholarship
Sponsor: Beauty Schools Directory
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students planning on attending a program related to the beauty industry (cosmetology, barbering, hair design, nail technology, etc.)

GoEuro European Study Abroad Scholarship
Sponsor: GoEuro
Amount: Up to €2,000
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who will be studying abroad in Europe and enrolled at institutes on the GoEuro scholarship website.

I Have a Dream Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short essay (250 words or less) about a dream.

Redfin Scholarship
Sponsor: Redfin
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: January 31, 2018
Description: This biannual scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. 

Scholarships Ending in February 2018:

CollegeWeekLive Scholarship
Sponsor: CollegeWeekLive, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: 11:59 Eastern Time on the last day of the month
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will enroll no later than the fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Open to both U.S. and non-U.S. students. Applicant must register online at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com, login, and visit five colleges (go to their page) to be entered for the scholarship.

$1,000 Plan for College Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Sallie Mae Bank
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: Last day of the month
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must register for one of the company’s free plan for college tools.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the last day of the month.
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States, as well as international students with valid visas. Applicant must currently attend, or within the next 12 months plan to enroll in, a college or university. Applicant must login or register for an account with Niche.

$5,000 Social Network Scholarship
Sponsor: GotChosen
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: 11:59 Pacific Time on the last day of the month
Description: Scholarship is open to students 18 years of age or older who have been accepted to a post secondary program or college. Open to U.S. and international students. Applicant must choose any channel on the GotChosen Social Media platform and create a post. The post with the most votes wins the scholarship.

American Indian Services Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Services (AIS)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be one-quarter (1/4) Northern-Native American Indian and enrolled in undergraduate studies at a university, junior college, or technical school. Applicant must have at least a 2.25 GPA.

Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship
Sponsor: FIRST
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been accepted to, or applied for admission, to an eligible undergraduate program, which means a full-time program in Biomedical Engineering, pre-medical studies, or a program that allows students to pursue a chosen major while simultaneously completing a subset of medical school prep courses. Applicant must have participated as a team member for a minimum of one year on a FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, or FIRST Robotics Competition team.

Bulkofficesupply.com Scholarship
Sponsor: Bulkofficesupply.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and college Freshmen and Sophomores in the United States. Applicant must have an interest in teaching, art or owning their own business.

EngineerGirl Essay Contest
Sponsor: EngineerGirl
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Essay contest is open to girls and boys in grades 3-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to infrastructure.

Harriet Fitzgerald Scholarship
Sponsor: The Sunflower Initiative
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to highly motivated female graduating high school seniors who have a desire to attend a women’s college in the United States. Applicant must have at least a 3.7 GPA. There is no citizenship requirement, but the student must plan on attending a college in the U.S.

Hollister Co Anti-Bullying Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS) Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors from anywhere in the world with a minimum GPA of at least 3.0. Applicant must submit a response answering a question in regards to bullying, as well as their transcript, recommendation, and a resume.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Jackie Robinson Foundation
Amount: Up to $28,000 over four years
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating, minority high school seniors who plan on attending an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States. Applicant must show leadership potential, dedication to community service, and evidence of financial need.

John Lennon Scholarship
Sponsor: BMI Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to current full-time or part-time students of a U.S. college or university who are between the ages of 17 and 24 years of age. Applicant must submit one original song with lyrics that are accompanied by whatever instrumentation chosen by the applicant.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Maryland. South Carolina deadline has already passed, but all other states have later deadlines – see website for details.

Purpose Challenge Contest
Sponsor: Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley
Amount: Up to $25,000
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to U.S. high school seniors currently planning to attend college in the Fall of 2018 who are currently residing in the 50 United States or the District of Columbia. Applicant must submit their college essay based on what they’ve learned from the Purpose Challenge toolkit.

Women in Ag Scholarships
Sponsor: Mahindra
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female students pursuing a two- or four-year degree in the field of agriculture. Applicant must be a resident of a state where Mahindra does business (see website for details).

AMS Minority Scholarships
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Amount: $6,000
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students who will be entering their freshman year of college in the fall of 2018 and are planning to pursue careers in the atmospheric or related oceanic and hydrologic sciences.

Drive2Life Contest
Sponsor: Scholastic Inc.
Amount: $1000 plus a trip to New York City
Closing Date: February 2, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 6-12. Contestant must create a storyboard or written script for a 30-second public service announcement (PSA) to help prevent speeding.

Scholarship for Woodworking Manufacturing Students
Sponsor: Woodworking Machinery Industry Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 3, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students studying, or interested in studying, a wood science or wood technology program at an accredited two-year or four-year technical school, college or university in North America.

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Scholarship
Sponsor: Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo
Amount: Up to $20,000
Closing Date: February 5, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to graduating high school seniors who are Texas residents and plan to attend a Texas college or university. There are multiple scholarships with specific requirements.

Courageous Persuaders Video Contest
Sponsor: Courageous Persuaders
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: February 9, 2018
Description: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Student must create a commercial targeted at middle school students to warn them about the dangers of underage drinking or texting while driving.

Life in a Letter Scholarship Slam
Sponsor: Power Poetry
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 12, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students 25 years of age or younger who are current or former high school students who will be attending or is attending college in the U.S. Applicant must write a letter in the form of a poem to anyone/anything of their choice.

Students of Integrity Scholarship
Sponsor: Better Business Bureau Northwest
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: February 13, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors who personify and communicate ethics in the real world, as demonstrated through community service, personal integrity, and academic achievements. Applicant must reside in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, or Western Wyoming. Applicant must create a 90-second video that demonstrates how BBB helps people become smart consumers.

Davidson Fellows Scholarship
Sponsor: Davidson Institute for Talent Development
Amount: Up to $50,000
Closing Date: February 14, 2018
Description: Program is open to students who are 18 years of age or younger as of October 1, 2018. Applicant must be a U.S. citizen residing in the United States, or a Permanent Resident of the United States residing in the United States, or be stationed overseas to active U.S. military duty. Applicant must submit a significant piece of work in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, literature, music, philosophy, or “outside the box.” Program is looking for students whose projects are at, or close to, the college graduate level with a depth of knowledge in their particular area of study.

AFA Teens for Alzheimer’s Awareness College Scholarship
Sponsor: Alzheimer’s Foundation of America
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be entering an accredited four-year college or university within 12 months of the deadline. Applicant must submit how Alzheimer’s has affected their life.

Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship
Sponsor: Daughters of the American Revolution
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students accepted or enrolled in an accredited school of nursing who have financial need.

Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: Varsity Tutors
Amount: $200
Closing Date: February 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 16 years of age or older. Applicant must submit an essay on one advance in technology they believe will be an integral part of education in the year 2038.

Make Time 2 Sleep High School Video Contest
Sponsor: American Sleep Medicine Foundation
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 20, 2018
Description: Contest is open to all U.S. high school students. Contestant must create a video that is between 30 seconds and two minutes that motivates teens to prioritize the importance of sleep in their lives.

Vegetarian Resource Group Scholarship
Sponsor: Vegetarian Resource Group
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: February 20, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors graduating in the spring of 2018. Applicant must be a vegetarian and have promoted vegetarianism in their school and/or community.

Price Gouging Video Contest
Sponsor: Stossel in the Classroom
Amount: Up to $1,500
Closing Date: February 26, 2018
Description: Contest is open to filmmakers aged 14-23. Applicant must create a 1-3 minute video arguing for or against laws that prohibit price “gouging” during an emergency.

Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship
Sponsor: Parentinn
Amount: Up to $1,250
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students in the U.S. Applicant must submit an essay on how to stop cyberbullying.

Esme & Elodie Scholarship
Sponsor: Esme And Elodie
Amount: $250
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school juniors and seniors and current undergraduate and graduate students. Applicant must fill out a short application and share what they want to do with their life.

Hadden Scholarships
Sponsor: Youth Foundation, Inc.
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to high school seniors who are United States citizens seeking higher education at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States. The Scholarship Committee will consider character, financial need, scholastic achievement (at least a 3.5 GPA), objectives, volunteerism, potential for leadership and good citizenship.

Helen McCloy Scholarship
Sponsor: Mystery Writers of America
Amount: $500
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are serious aspiring mystery writers who wish to improve their writing skills. The scholarship shall be used to offset tuition and fees for writing workshops, writing seminars, or university/college-level writing programs taking place in the U.S. in summer, fall or winter 2018 or early 2019.

I Heart My School Scholarship
Sponsor: Abodo
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to legal U.S. residents who are 18 years or older and who are attending or will be attending an accredited college or university. Applicant must submit an essay on what makes their school awesome.

Scholars Helping Collars Scholarship
Sponsor: Pets Lifestyle and You (P.L.A.Y.) Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. residents who are enrolled as full-time high school seniors. Applicant must submit 2-3 photos of their volunteer efforts to help animals in need and an essay that explains how their involvement has changed their lives or shaped their perception on the importance of animal welfare.

Sweet & Simple Scholarship
Sponsor: Unigo
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Applicant must be 13 years of age or older, be a resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia, and be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2024) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education. Applicant must submit a short written response about a gift they received.

Youth Eco-Hero Scholarship
Sponsor: Action for Nature
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: The award is available to students between the ages of eight and 16 who exhibit environmental activism. Applicant must carry out an action-based and self-initiated project that concerns environmental health, advocacy, research, or protection of the natural world.

Youth Voices on China Contest
Sponsor: 1990 Institute
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: February 28, 2018
Description: Contest is open to individuals between the ages of 13 and 25 years of age who are citizens of the United States, Canada, or China. Applicant must submit a three-minute video on the theme, “China: Collected Stories.”

Scholarships Ending in March 2018:

CollegeWeekLive Scholarship
Sponsor: CollegeWeekLive, LLC
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: 11:59 Eastern Time on the last day of the month
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will enroll no later than the fall of 2019 in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher learning (college, university or trade school). Open to both U.S. and non-U.S. students. Applicant must register online at http://www.CollegeWeekLive.com, login, and visit five colleges (go to their page) to be entered for the scholarship.

$1,000 Plan for College Sweepstakes
Sponsor: Sallie Mae Bank
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: Last day of the month
Description: Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are of the age of majority in the jurisdiction in which they reside and who are students, parents, guidance counselors, or financial aid officers at the time of entry. Applicant must register for one of the company’s free plan for college tools.

$2,000 “No Essay” College Scholarship
Sponsor: Niche
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: 11:00 p.m. Eastern Time on the last day of the month.
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of the United States, as well as international students with valid visas. Applicant must currently attend, or within the next 12 months plan to enroll in, a college or university. Applicant must login or register for an account with Niche.

$5,000 Social Network Scholarship
Sponsor: GotChosen
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: 11:59 Pacific Time on the last day of the month
Description: Scholarship is open to students 18 years of age or older who have been accepted to a post-secondary program or college. Open to U.S. and international students. Applicant must choose any channel on the GotChosen Social Media platform and create a post. The post with the most votes wins the scholarship.

ACS Scholars Program
Sponsor: American Chemical Society (ACS)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American, Hispanic/Latino, and American Indian students who are graduating high school seniors and college freshmen, sophomores or juniors intending to or already majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering or a chemically related science.

ADA Central Annual College Scholarship
Sponsor: ADA Central Signs
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must submit an essay about their experience with, or what the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) means to them.

Blacks at Microsoft Scholarships
Sponsor: Blacks at Microsoft (BAM)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors of African descent who plan to attend a four-year college or university in the fall. Applicant must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, computer information systems or select business programs. Applicant must demonstrate a passion for technology, demonstrate leadership, and have at least a 3.3 GPA.

Clauder Competition
Sponsor: Portland Stage
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Competition is open to playwrights who live or attend school in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island or Vermont. Applicant must submit an original, full-length script with a running time between one and three hours.

Create-A-Greeting-Card Scholarship Contest
Sponsor: The Gallery Collection
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship contest is open to all high school, college and university students enrolled at any time during the latter half of 2017 who are at least 14 years of age. Applicant must be a legal resident of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, or U.S. territories. Applicant must submit a photo, artwork or computer graphic for the front of a greeting card.

Farm Kids for College Scholarship
Sponsor: National Farmers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will major in an agricultural field at an accredited college or university.

Frame My Future Contest
Sponsor: Church Hill Classics
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to legal U.S. residents who will be a full-time student at a U.S. college or university in the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicant must share how they envision their future. Student can choose to share through poetry, photography, ink, collage, painting, mixed media, or graphic design – as long as it is an original creation.

Galorath College Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: Seer by Galorath
Amount: $600
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students who will be enrolled in 2018. Applicant must submit an essay on their future goals.

Green Is Film Scholarship
Sponsor: Connecther | Ian Somerhalder Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in 8th grade, high school, and undergraduate studies. Applicant must submit a 3-6 minute video on an environmental issue.

HubShout Internet Marketing Scholarships
Sponsor: HubShout
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have completed at least one year of post-secondary education and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must demonstrate passion for Internet Marketing.

Journalism Diversity Scholarship
Sponsor: The National Press Club
Amount: Up to $10,000 over four years
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with at least a 3.0 GPA who are planning to have a career in journalism and will bring diversity to U.S. journalism.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Deadline only for Missouri, Ohio, Rhode Island, Virginia, and Washington, DC. Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and South Carolina deadlines have already passed, but all other states have a later deadline – see website for details.

Maureen L. and Howard Blitman, P.E. Scholarship
Sponsor: National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE)
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Applicant must be a high school senior who is a member of an underrepresented ethnic minority (African-American, Hispanic, or Native American) who has been accepted into an ABET-accredited engineering program at a four-year college or university.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives Scholarship
Sponsor: The Foundation for Enhancing Communities
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who are legal residents of Pennsylvania with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicant must be planning to attend a four-year college in Pennsylvania and demonstrate leadership and community service.

Project Yellow Light Scholarship Competition – Billboard
Sponsor: Advertising Council
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Competition is open to high school juniors and seniors and current undergraduate students. Applicant must design a billboard advertisement to warn their peers of the dangers of texting and driving.

Rocco Basile Giving Scholarship for Documentary Photography
Sponsor: Rocco Basile Giving
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students. All majors and areas of studies are encouraged to apply. Applicant must submit an essay on how the power of photography can change the world, as well as one photograph that they have taken that best exemplifies this scholarship for them.

Scout of the Year
Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW)
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Program is open to members of Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts who display standout citizenship, patriotism, and love of country. Applicant must be at least 15 years of age and enrolled in high school at the time of selection.

Women in Cyber Security Scholarship
Sponsor: Raytheon
Amount: $8,000
Closing Date: March 1, 2018
Description: Scholarships are open to women pursuing a degree with an information security/cybersecurity focus who are high school seniors, first year undergraduate students, or mid-career professionals pursuing an undergraduate degree (freshman, sophomore, or junior year). Applicant must have at least a 3.3 GPA.

DNA Day Essay Contest
Sponsor: American Society of Human Genetics
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 9, 2018
Description: Contest is open to high school students in grades 9-12. Applicant must submit an essay on a topic related to genetics.

Be the Boss Scholarship
Sponsor: Go Skills
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to female high school and college students who want to start their own online business. Applicant must share all the reasons they are scared to start their business and who their female boss role model is.

Don’t Text & Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Law Offices of Matthew J. Quinlan
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students 24 years of age or younger who are currently admitted or enrolled in a four-year college/university or graduate school. Applicant must submit an essay on texting and driving.

Edmit Scholarship
Sponsor: Edmit
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents who are applying to one or more accredited college or university located in the United States with plans to enroll for the 2018-2019 academic year. Applicant must answer three short questions.

Junior Duck Stamp Contest
Sponsor: United States Fish & Wildlife Service
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades K-12 who attend public, private, or home schools in the United States and the U.S. territories. Contestant must draw, paint, or sketch a picture of an eligible North American waterfowl species. Unfortunately deadlines for Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, DC have already passed.

Live Deliberately Essay Contest
Sponsor: The Walden Woods Project/Thoreau Institute
Amount: $250
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to youth ages 14-21 around the globe. Applicant must submit an essay or visual essay on a topic related to a quotation by Henry David Thoreau.

Morelli Scholarship
Sponsor: Park City Community Foundation
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students diagnosed or presumed to have a learning challenge who are interested in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

National High School Essay Contest
Sponsor: United States Institute of Peace
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in grades 9-12 in any of the 50 United States, the District of Columbia, the U.S. territories, or if they are U.S. citizens attending high school overseas. Applicant must submit an essay on a given topic related to peace.

Team Up, Dream Up: Make a Sign to Boost Your Friend’s Confidence
Sponsor: DoSomething
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 15, 2018
Description: Use DoSomething’s easy instructions to make a sign encouraging your friend to follow their dreams. Upload a photo of yourself with your sign and you’ll both be automatically entered to win the scholarship! Unlimited entries!

Heroes’ Legacy Scholarships
Sponsor: Fisher House Foundation
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 16, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to dependent unmarried children under the age of 23 of active duty personnel, Reserve/Guard, and retired military members, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty. Applicant must be enrolled, or planning to enroll, in a full-time undergraduate program leading to a bachelor’s degree at an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall term of 2018.

International College Counselors Scholarship Essay Contest
Sponsor: International College Counselors
Amount: $250
Closing Date: March 30, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students in grades 9-11 anywhere in the world. Applicant must submit an essay that brags about their high school or homeschool experience. In addition to the worldwide winner, one winner will be selected from Miami-Dade, Broward, or Palm Beach Counties (Florida).

Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship
Sponsor: The Alfred G. and Elma M. Milotte Scholarship Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school graduates or G.E.D. holders who have acceptance at a trade school, art school, two-year or four-year college or university for either undergraduate or graduate studies. Applicant must have been a resident of the State of Washington for at least five years prior to application. Student must be profoundly fascinated by nature, have been a careful observer of it and have successfully expressed their observations in an artistic way that engages the everyday person.

Creative Patriot Art Awards
Sponsor: VFW Auxiliary
Amount: Up to $10,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Applicant must be in grades 9-12. Applicant must submit an original piece of art that expresses patriotism to the local VFW Auxiliary Scholarship Chairman.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Goldberg & Osborne
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current college students. Applicant must fill out a form pledging they will not text and drive.

Don’t Text and Drive Scholarship
Sponsor: Kisling, Nestico & Redick
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to United States citizens and permanent residents who are accepted to or currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or graduate program within the United States. Applicant must submit an application and develop a plan that will persuade young adults from texting and driving

Dr. Arthur A. Kezian DDS Science Scholarship
Sponsor: Dr. Arthur A Kezian
Amount: $1,200
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students who will be attending a college or university in the Fall of 2018 and majoring in a science field. Applicant must be a resident of the United States or Canada. Applicant must submit an essay on why they deserve the scholarship and a 1-minute video introduction.

Homeschool Community Scholars
Sponsor: Homeschoolers Helping Homeschoolers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors who have been homeschooled for at least two full years. Applicant must be attending a community college, university, or trade school in the 2018-2019 school year.

iSeeCars Future Entrepreneurs Scholarship
Sponsor: ISeeCars
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to entering freshmen and current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited U.S. college. Applicant must submit an essay on their passion for entrepreneurship.

Scholarship Poetry Contest
Sponsor: Live Poets Society of New Jersey
Amount: Up to $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to all U.S. high school students. Applicant must submit an original poem with 20 lines or less.

Science Student Scholarship
Sponsor: AfterCollege
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently working towards a degree in one of the many fields of science. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

Sleep Well, Dream Big Scholarship
Sponsor: Memory Foam Talk
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are U.S. citizens and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a video on given topics related to mattresses.

Susan Howard Community Service Award
Sponsor: British American Foundation of Texas
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Texas OR Great Britain who are enrolled in full-time education and are aged between 11 and 21 years of age. Applicant must be currently working on an inspiring community service project or have done so within the past 12 months.

Writers of the Future Contest
Sponsor: L. Ron Hubbard Library
Amount: Up to 1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open only to those who have not professionally published a novel or short novel, or more than one novelette, or more than three short stories, in any medium.

Writer’s Square Essay Contest
Sponsor: Hakka Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
Description: Contest is open to students in 1st grade through college. Applicant must submit an essay on the theme “Character.”

Memory Foam Talk Contest
Sponsor: Memory Foam Talk
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2018
DescriptionAll applicants must be high school seniors. If you are homeschooled, you can also apply if you have the equivalent qualifications. College students can also apply for the scholarship. Your college must be an accredited U.S. post-secondary educational institution. You have to be a citizen of the USA for applying for this scholarship. You can also apply if you are planning to pursue a degree or already pursuing a degree at any of the accredited U.S. post-secondary institutions. You need a minimum of 3.0 GPA to apply for this scholarship.

About 

Tasha has been writing for over a decade now and enjoys blogging about various topics, from kids crafts to homeschooling in general. She’s been homeschooling for over 14 years and has used every style of homeschooling out there, from unschooling to traditional textbooks and everything in between. She serves as a mentor to other homeschooling moms and works hard to juggle working from home, homeschooling, and part-time work outside the home. She’s a mom to 7 and feels like she’s got this multitasking thing down pat.


December 30, 2017

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